SERVICES

ADMISSIONS

  • New York
  • U.S. District Court - Eastern District of New York
  • U.S. District Court - Southern District of New York

MEMBERSHIPS

  • American Bar Association
  • New York County Lawyers' Association
  • New York State Bar Association

EDUCATION

  • Brooklyn Law School, JD, magna cum laude
  • City University of New York, BA, summa cum laude
  • City University of New York, MA, summa cum laude
RSims@BlankRome.com
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Rachel Sims

Associate

New York, NY v. +1.212.885.5274 f. +1.917.332.3704

Rachel Sims focuses her practice on complex commercial litigation and business disputes, with an emphasis on partnership disputes. Ms. Sims advises corporations and partnerships on fiduciary duties, ethics, dissolution, restrictive covenants, and non-compete restrictions. She also has extensive experience in eDiscovery and eRetention.

In 2008, Ms. Sims received the Commitment to Justice Award in the Legal Teams category from inMotion, Inc., now known as Her Justice Inc.  

During law school, Ms. Sims was a member of the Brooklyn Law Review.


REPRESENTATIVE MATTERS

  • Obtained summary judgment on behalf of a music publishing company and recording artist in a copyright infringement suit.
  • Represented a former CFO of a New York public company in a securities fraud class action lawsuit.
  • Represented a minority shareholder in a judicial dissolution of corporation to remedy oppressive conduct shown by the majority shareholders.
  • Represented a life sciences and biotechnology company in enforcing restrictive covenant.
  • Represented a leading New York accounting firm in enforcing restrictive covenant and liquidated damages provision.

COMMUNITY SERVICE & AFFILIATIONS

Ms. Sims volunteers with Her Justice Inc., a nonprofit organization dedicated to bringing together committed lawyers and determined women to secure life-changing results; City Bar Justice Center, Elderlaw Project & Cancer Advocacy Project; and the New York Legal Assistance Group, Divorce Mediation Project.

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